Don’t forget about Gen X

New research from Love Energy Savings found that people in the UK aged between 45-54 are more likely than any…

Declines for European hardcopy market

Latest research by International Data Corporation (IDC) shows the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market has contracted 5.8% in…

Mac Papers adds new senior position

US-based paper distributor Mac Papers has appointed Craig Boortz as VP of Sales Paper. In this position, he will be…

KMP invests in Chinese technology.

German aftermarket consumables company has acquired a 49% stake in a Chinese technology manufacturer. Shenzhen-based Tec-Motion Technology develops and produces…

Office Depot gets Garvey’s

Leading Chicago area reseller Garvey’s Office Products is the latest office supplies dealer to be swayed by the current big-box…

Staples says its Essendant offer is superior

Staples has again written to the board of Essendant to state that its proposal of $11.50 per share for the…

CNG expands into Southwestern US

US sales and distribution firm Central National Gottesman (CNG) has announced that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has acquired paper distributor…

Wulff expands print portfolio

Nordics office products reseller Wulff has acquired printing solutions business Mavecom Palvelut. Established in 2012, Mavecom Pavelut operates the Canon…

Last chance to enter 2018 BOSS Awards

UK business supplies association BOSS is calling for final entries for its annual awards. The BOSS Awards recognise excellence in…

Depot expands business services platform

Office Depot has announced the extension of its Workonomy segment. The reseller says Workonomy, which was launched in May this…

Expansion for The Mailing Room

UK postal services company The Mailing Room (TMR) has bought another independent franking machine supplier. The acquisition of Essex-based Franking…

Sappi sales increase despite price headwinds

South Africa-based paper group Sappi has reported sales growth in Q3 2018 while facing continued pulp cost increases. Sales increased…

Date announced for Investors and Channels Summit

The Education Market Association (EDmarket) has announced the date for the second annual Investors and Channels Summit. Hosted in collaboration…

US performance hits Avery Q2 sales

Office products vendor Avery reported both sales and profit decline in Q2 2018, mainly due to a fall in the…

Visual Edge continues on expansion path

US-based office and IT solutions business Visual Edge has continued its acquisition buying spree, adding three more companies to its…

Inkjet market to surpass $100 billion

The global inkjet printing market will grow at a rate of 9.4% year-on-year to a value of $109 billion in…

ARC sales increase | ALSO partners with Treolan | Office Depot announces new appointment

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported that Q2 2018 sales grew 2% to $104.2 million, while EBITDA…

AFH operating costs hit Kruger profits

North American hygiene products manufacturer Kruger Products reported losses for its away-from-home (AFH) category. While AFH sales were flat at…

Packaging drives Veritiv growth

North American B2B distributor Veritiv has reported solid growth in Q2 2018, boosted by continued improvement in its Packaging division.…

Plantronics reports better than expected sales

Personal audio communications manufacturer Plantronics has said Q1 2019 sales have exceeded expectations. The company saw sales increase 8.5% to…

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Analysis: Essendant making “strategic investments” in the IDC

Business products wholesaler Essendant said that it spent $19 million on investments in the independent reseller channel (IDC) in the…